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Saudi intercepts new Iran-made ballistic missile fired by Houthis


Saudi Arabia has announced it intercepted a new ballistic missile launched from Yemeni territories by Iran-allied Houthi terrorists. 


On January 11, Saudi air defenses also intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias on the southwestern Saudi city of Najran, located near the border with Yemen.


On January 3, Spokesman for the Saudi-led Arab Coalition fighting Houthi Militias in Yemen Colonel Turki al-Maliki said the Iran-allied terrorists had launched 86 ballistic missiles against Saudi Arabia.

The coalition was formed 2015 to protect legitimacy in Yemen after Houthis sought to overthrow the government of President Adebrabbo Mansour Hadi.

Well-informed sources confirmed the missiles were manufactured by Iran.